• Museo delle Culture
  • Museo delle Culture
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Museo delle Culture

Aware of the continuous transformations of our society, the Museum incessantly inquiries about the possibilities of cultures’ dialogue.

Thirty years since its opening and with a fully renewed style, the MUSEC hosts in Villa Malpensata a rich exhibitions and events program which, with an anthropological point of view, comprises Primitivism as the photography of Exotism.

Temporary Exhibitions

07.04.2019 - 23.02.2020 The metamorphosis of nostalgia. Exoticism and photography between the 19th and 20th centuries.

28.09.2019 - 17.05.2020 Dayak. The art of the head-hunters of Borneo

06.12.2019 - 26.04.2020 Flowers on the roadside. Maghreb's textiles from the Korolnik Collection.



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  1. Contact

    MUSEC - Museo delle Culture
    Villa Malpensata
    Riva A. Caccia 5 / via Mazzini 5, entrata dal parco
    6900 Lugano
    +41 58 866 69 60

  2. Opening

    Open on
    11:00 - 18:00
    Tuesday closed

  3. Prices